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Preschool - Swinging Eighth Notes

Preschool Lesson: Jazzy Eighth Notes & Bass Clef

Today’s lesson is about jazz. We will learn about swinging eighth notes and learn how to draw an eighth note with Mr. Frank! Recent Posts History of Jazz Music Jazz developed in the United States in the very early part of the 20th century. New Orleans, near the mouth of the Mississippi River, played a key role in this development. The city’s population was more diverse than anywhere else in the South, and people of African, French, Caribbean, Italian,

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Kindergarten – 5th Grade: Melodica & Pitch

The Melodica The melodica specializes in making medium to high pitch sounds. We will also learn about the notes on the treble clef! Make sure you have your pencil and paper available. Recent Posts More about the melodica The melodica is a combination of a keyboard and wind instrument. It is a free-reed instrument similar to an organ, accordion and harmonica. It has a musical keyboard on top, and is played by blowing air through a mouthpiece that fits

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Preschool Lesson: Trumpet & Pitch

The Trumpet The trumpet specializes in making medium to high pitch sounds. Let’s learn more and how to draw a treble clef with Mr. Frank. Recent Posts More about the trumpet The trumpet is in the brass family of wind instruments and makes a powerful, penetrating tone when played. It consists of a tube commonly curved once or twice. The trumpet, like all brass wind instruments, uses a metal mouthpiece that requires the instrumentalist to buzz their lips in order

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